Max Alvis

A two-time all star, Alvis spent nine years playing third base in the majors, mostly for the Cleveland Indians, between 1962-1970. He played in 12 games for Cleveland in 1962, then took over as the team’s starting third baseman the following season. He had a fine rookie campaign, hitting .274 with a career-high 22 homeContinue reading “Max Alvis”

Jake Gibbs

Gibbs caught for 10 years for the New York Yankees. From 1962-1971, he appeared in 528 games and hit .233 with 25 home runs. Many of those years saw Gibbs log limited time with New York. However, he was the team’s starting catcher in 1967 and 1968. He enjoyed, arguably, the best year of hisContinue reading “Jake Gibbs”

Ron Reed

An all star in 1968, Reed went 146-140 during 19 years spent pitching in the major leagues. Reed broke into the majors with the Atlanta Braves in 1966 and earned his lone trip to the All-Star Game two years later. He had his best season as a starting pitcher for the Braves in 1969. HeContinue reading “Ron Reed”